Following the deadly climax of "Green Street Hooligans," several members of the West Ham firm and numerous members of Millwall end up in jail. The GSE quickly discover the brutality of life... See full summary »
Jesse V. Johnson
When Newcastle United soccer star Santiago Munez is offered a spot with Real Madrid, he accepts, but the move - accompanied by big money and fame - tests his ties and loyalties to family, friends and business acquaintances.
Unjustly expelled from Harvard when a stash of cocaine is found in his possession, Matt moves to London to live with his sister and her husband Steve. He is quickly introduced to Steve's chirpy, cock-sure younger brother Pete. Initially, Pete is reluctant to get acquainted with Matt and allow him to tread around the capital city with him because he may be seen by others as an 'outsider', but after a heavy drinking session with him and his mates he quickly changes his opinion of him. On the way back from a football match, Matt is viciously accosted by a gang of Birmingham City thugs, until Pete and his friends step in and save him. It is from here that Matt learns the truth about Pete and his friends- they are football hooligans, operating the GSE (Green Street Elite) 'firm.' Initially afraid of the violence, Matt soon ends up becoming as desensitized to it as his new found friends - but as events roll on, suspicion, shocking revelations and unsettled scores combine to a devastating ... Written by
Marc Warren (Steve) and Ross McCall (Dave) both starred in the famous Mini Series "Band of Brothers" by Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg. Marc Warren played the role of Pvt. Albert Blithe and Ross McCall played Joseph Liebgott, a Jewish Member of Easy Company. See more »
In the last big fight, Matt hits a guy with a big black stick, its obvious that it's made from rubber. See more »
Fuck me. If I knew we was going to a bar mitzvah, I would have brought me fuckin' skull cap. Mate, Tottenham's due north. Are you lost? Or just fucking stupid?
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Let me start off by saying that I absolutely loved this movie. I've
been waiting for it to come out in DVD in the United States for a very
long time and I was amazed that the movie lived up to my high
Reading through the comments others have made about this movie, I was
shocked that so many people hated it. It seems that many people, mostly
Brits, hated the movie because they didn't think it was realistic
enough, there were too many clichés, and because Charlie Hunnam's
impression of a cockney accent wasn't very good.
I don't get it. First off, this is a fictional movie, not a
documentary. I thought the plot of this movie was very compelling. Yes,
you do have to suspend your disbelief a bit, but you have to do that
for almost every movie made. Some folks simply could not accept Elijah
Wood as a tough guy. I agree that it's difficult to picture Frodo as a
tough guy, but I thought he did a very good job. I also thought Charlie
Hunnam was OUTSTANDING. He has an incredible screen presence and I look
forward to seeing him in future movies. Mark Warren was also great. In
fact, the entire supporting cast was great in this film. Claire Forlani
was great, Leo Gregory was fantastic, all of the guys that played
Pete's friends were great (even the guy that played Tommy Hatcher was
perfect). GREAT performances all around!!!
This is a great film. I've already ordered a copy for my DVD
collection. I've seen it three times and I will watch it again when my
copy arrives. It's that good! I give it an 8 out of 10.
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